CACI International Business Analyst in Ashburn, Virginia
Job Category: Information Technology
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Public Trust
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Local
CACI is currently looking for a motivated, career and customer-oriented Business Systems Analyst (SME) with Agile methodology experience to join our Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Land Border Integration (LBI) Integrated Traveler Initiative II (ITI2) team in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development and hardware integration for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
As a member of the ITI2 Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP Officers and Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.
CACI agile programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.
What you’ll get to do:
Serve as an experienced Portfolio Business/Systems Analyst working in an Agile/Scrum environment, implementing ServiceNow capabilities and custom software applications.
Serve as the focal point for the capture, analysis, and management of functional and non-functional systems requirements, and user stories.
Show a demonstrated skill in effective decomposition of mission/business objectives into requirements contained within a product backlog which can then be implemented in a series of short and iterative development cycles
Meet regularly with stakeholders to identify business needs
Clearly communicate those business needs to a development team through user stories and acceptance criteria
Work closely with the ScrumMaster to establish Release/Sprint backlogs, resolve impediments, and provide direction on scope of work to be accomplished
Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, as well as the product development team during the development cycle to ensure the customer needs are being met
Develop product and portfolio roadmaps
Review and evaluate work done by development team to ensure proper scope has been met
Lead the demonstrations to stakeholder and report on the results of each software iteration
Participate in all product and software lifecycles, particularly those dealing with Evolution Board, backlog refinement and road mapping, release planning, integrated release planning, sprint planning, and sprint review
Manage portfolio business cases
Plans and monitoring requirements at the portfolio level
Define procedures or standards to execute Business Analyst tasks
Provide recommendations to procedural improvements
Provide approval for changes to rules, processes, and policies
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but not limited to:
3-year check for felony convictions
1-year check for illegal drug use
1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud
10-15 years of related experience
College degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, or a related discipline. Experience acceptable in lieu of degree.
Minimum five (5+) years’ experience as a business analyst on iterative software development projects.
Experience with ServiceNow
You’re good at:
Developing business processes, capability needs, business requirements, and business information models.
Understanding real-world mission/business objectives and a working grasp of software development practices and technologies.
Translating business requirements into user stories, use cases and technical requirements.
Experience with functional decomposition of large business needs into multiple layers of requirements/user stories.
Experience conducting interviews with stakeholders to gather pertinent information.
Experience analyzing data and data relationships across an organization’s business areas.
Working knowledge of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management.
Experience in estimating techniques.
Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodologies.
Strong skills with MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Project, Visio)
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:
Prior experience working with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Systems
Significant experience in Agile/Scrum environments and methodologies
Software development background
Certified Business Analysis Professional
Certified Product Owner
Knowledge and experience with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)
Experience with managing projects using Jira
Acts independently to expose and resolve problems
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.